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Opening night a success for Candlelight

Some of the musicians donned Christmas costumes for the event.

Zachary McCarthy, Web A&E Editor

December 13, 2014

Staples upholds several customs and rituals but few constants are as well received as the Candlelight Concert: a local barometer for holiday cheer and spirit. Staples students continued this tradition on Friday evening by crooning a slew of Christmas classics with a mix ranging from Staples staples like “Sing We Noel” to Hebrew hits like “Ose Shalom.” “I really have a ...

Orchestra, chorus and band students amp up for Candlelight

Justine Seligson, Photo Coordinator

December 5, 2014

Fans pack the seats. A strong and jolly melody beats in the room. Lights dim, blacken, and then brighten again. Is this the Super Bowl at halftime? Nope. It’s the Staples Candlelight Concert, which will be having its 74th annual performance the weekend of Dec. 12. Band director Nick Mariconda and orch...

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